Megumi of Japan is studying Business at Moraine Valley Community College
Why did you decide to study in the USA?
Because I wanted to study English & Business at the same time.
English Language (ESL), Science, Art
Moraine Valley Community College is a public community college in Palos Hills, Illinois. Located in the Cook County Forest Preserves, the school has train access to downtown Chicago and is a 30-minute car ride from the city center.
With 17,000 students, Moraine Valley is the second largest community college in Illinois and has international students from more than 40 different countries. Despite a large student body, students enjoy small-class sizes and one-on-one interaction from dedicated faculty members. Students are given the opportunity transfer to top universities in Illinois and the United States and enjoy the benefit of discounted tuition rates and guaranteed admission agreements.
Moraine Valley Community College is a 2-year institution. We offer Associates in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.), and Associate in Science (A.S.) transfer degree programs for students who want to earn a bachelor’s degree. Students complete the first two years -- or approximately 62 to 65 credit hours -- of a bachelor’s degree at Moraine Valley and then transfer to a 4-year institution to continue their studies in the specific areas of their major.
The Associate in Science (A.S.) program is for students who plan to major in a science-related discipline such as biology, chemistry, computer science, dentistry, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine, medical technology, nursing, pharmacology, occupational and physical therapy, physics and veterinary medicine.
The Associate in Arts (A.A.) and (A.F.A.) programs are for students who plan to major in disciplines such as art, business, criminal justice, education, English, foreign language, geography, history, law, music, philosophy, physical education, political science, psychology, sociology, social work, speech and theater.
Moraine Valley also offers an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) for students who do not meet English language requirements for academic programs. Students can utilize the training as a stand-alone program, or they can transfer into an academic program after completing the coursework.
An Nhien Pham from Vietnam is studying International Business at Moraine Valley Community College.
The reason I chose the USA is that the USA has a good standard of education. The USA has a strong reputation for teaching and educating all over the world. One of the top three countries that International students choose to start or continue their study. USA has ensured their position through the time with their above standard of facility, technique, and materials which is an important and priority criterion that International students in general and I looking for.
Finding the money to attend college or university can be quite a struggle, especially for international students.